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Three drug-court defendants have sued the diversion program that put them to work, for no wages, at a chicken-processing plant, saying the program violates the 13th Amendment’s ban on involuntary servitude.
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The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a former postal worker’s convictions for worker’s compensation fraud, as substantial evidence established that the worker had lied about her medical condition for 15 years.
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A former San Diego County supervisor has qualified for workers' compensation benefits for a repetitive use injury to the right side of his body from using a computer, talking on the phone and completing other tasks common to white-collar work, ...Read More
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Taxpayers are on the hook for a man's permanent total disability award after the California 2nd District Court of Appeals shot down the state's attempt to force a property owner to pay the benefits.
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Federal prosecutors in Southern California are seeking to lock up San Clemente attorney Lee Mathis, whom they accuse of pocketing the proceeds from court-approved collection activities while he was on bond pending trial in a kickback scheme.
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The New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division ruled that the Statewide Insurance Fund could not demand reimbursement for payments made for a worker’s medical treatment from a third-party tortfeasor after the worker satisfied the subrogation lien.
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Montana’s Labor-Management Advisory Council will continue debating the possibility of adopting a prescription drug formulary when it meets Tuesday.
The council has been discussing a workers’ compensation formulary since at least 2015 when state lawmakers failed to pass a bill ...Read More